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The Magic of Christmas – Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Music, Magic, and Mirth in all its guises is what ‘The Magic Of Christmas’ promises. Mind boggling
Illusions, comedic classics, hits of yesteryear and today, interspersed cleverly to deliver a show that
has pace and will leave you wanting more.

An enormous hit with the Babbacombe Theatre audiences over several seasons, is TV personality,
Phil Lowen. He returns with his comedy impressions, larger than life Pavorotti, hilarious parody from
the movie Titanic, and one of the best impressions of Tom Jones you are likely to see. He is joined on
stage by other artistes instantly recognisable to Babbacombe Theatre regulars, including comedy
Magician Peter Baffles, a master of his craft who will leave you in wonder, as you ponder, “how did
he do that?” Additionally, back on the Babbacombe boards is the delightful Claire Waring, a talented
actress and singing sensation, the suave vocal star Joe Harris and Sophie Beresford, a rising starlet.
You may be familiar too, with their troupe of sassy dancers, Danze Fantazy, who execute
wonderfully, the dance routines set by the highly acclaimed choreographer, Lucy O’Neill, set to the
musical arrangements of Musical Director, Pete Leonard. And if you have never been to see a show
at the Number 1 Theatre in Devon, as rated on TripAdvisor, it’s all going to be shiny and new- like
opening a wonderful gift, you will not want to part from.

Glitz and glamour will come in many guises with the Pop Divas and Celebrated Crooners
remembered with songs that span 100 years and ‘Festive Fun’ is promised as we Celebrate Panto

Inspirational lighting, costume design, choreography and musical arrangements are without
exception the icing on the Christmas cake in The Magic Of Christmas’. After all, the theatre
experience is never just about the performance.

Christmas memories made with family and friends are the defining qualities that the season of
goodwill should bring. Whilst not the traditional family outing, a festive variety show - that’s usually
to see a pantomime - this production, will raise your spirits, and the cast of 11 are hopeful your time
shared with them is magical, and bursting with Christmas cheer to last throughout the rest of the

Attention to detail from the show’s producer/director Colin Matthews ensures the theatre
maintains the standard of the highly accredited shows, the venue is renowned for. His ability to
combine both
modern and traditional elements guarantee his shows retain their appeal. As Colin
embarks on this all-new production, he hopes you will agree this show will be at the top of your
Christmas list?

Last but by no means least, you’ll need to know when you can see this show and how you can book
your tickets.

Show dates and times are Wednesdays weekly up to and including 6th December 2.30pm & 8.15pm. Wednesday 13th & 20th December 2.30pm. Boxing Day 26th December 12 noon & 3pm.

Thursday 28th December 3pm. New Years Day 12 noon & 3pm and tickets are bookable with
the Box Office on 01803 328385 or on the venue’s website

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